Digital Literacy

Ensuring you are a data-savvy digial citizen

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Understand that data can be collected by computer applications and algorithms can then use the data to create a profile about you

All students

Will understand that digital data is being collected about them by companies and the Government and that this data builds a picture about them that is then used in decisions by those companies and the Government

Some students

Will understand the greater threat posed by this data capture and how it will effect their lives as decisions will be automatically made about them.

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Understand that your personal data is being collected and can be used to affect your decisions

All students

Will understand that digital data is being collected about them by companies and the Government and that this data builds a picture about them that is then used in decisions by those companies and the Government

Some students

Will understand the greater threat posed by this data capture and how it will effect their lives as decisions will be automatically made about them and that democracy is under threat.

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Understand that 'free' websites are not really free and that your personal data is being collected and used to build a profile about you to sell on to marketing companies

All students

Will understand that digital data is being collected about them by companies and that this data builds a picture about them that is then used to send targetted adverts about products and services

Some students

Will understand the greater threat posed by this data capture and how it will effect their lives as decisions will be automatically made about them and that they are being influenced.

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Understand that fake 'videos' exist and can be created relatively easily so do not always trust what you watch

All students

Will understand what a 'Deep Fake' is and how they can be created.

Most students

Will understand that they should therefore not automatically assume what they are watching is valid and to question the validity of everything.

Some students

Will understand that Deep Fake videos have the potential to be destructive in terms of personal characters, relationships, careers and even democracy

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What is an Internet troll? Why do they do what they do?

All students


Most students


Google Drive

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What is Google Drive, why should we use it (rather than anything else) and how do we use it (the basics)?

All students

Will know that Google Drive exists and is available to them at school. They will know what it can do and the basics of how to use it.

Most students

Will be able to use the common features of the G-Drive and apps and have an idea about how to collaborate with others.

Some students

Will be competent at using G-Drive, apps and collaboration features and know how and when to use these skills effectively.